Stories for November 23, 2014


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Column: One week left in Bowen's trial run

What has to rank as one of the worst weeks in the history of Kansas University athletics included basketball coach Bill Self reaching for a glass of water and cracking that he had hoped it was filled with Vodka. It ended with interim head football coach wishing he could reach for amnesia dust to sprinkle on his players. Column by Tom Keegan


KU swimming wins classic

Lindsay Manning, Chelsie Miller and Yulya Kuchkarova won individual races in Sunday’s final session to help the Kansas University’s swimming and diving team win the Kansas Classic.

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Self undecided on lineup for Rider

Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self on Sunday said he hadn’t decided on his lineup for Monday night's game against Rider. By Gary Bedore

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Rider familiar with Kansas

Rider University basketball coach Kevin Baggett, a standout guard at St. Joseph’s in the late 1980s, took a recruiting trip to Kansas University. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 23, 2014

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 23, 2014

Terry Allen out at Missouri State

Former KU coach Terry Allen is done as the head coach at Missouri State. Allen’s contract expired following Saturday’s season-ending loss to Northern Iowa, and MSU plans to move on without the 57-year-old Allen, who was 37-64 in nine seasons with the Bears.

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KU football to test resilience one last time

After all of the times they’ve had to pick themselves up, dust themselves off and fast-forward past the pain of an embarrassing loss during the past four seasons, there’s something fitting about the Kansas University seniors having to do that one last time heading into the final game of their KU careers at 3 p.m. Saturday at Kansas State. By Matt Tait

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KU women finish challenge with a win

Playing its third game in as many days Sunday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas University’s women’s basketball team didn’t have the greatest shooting game against Georgetown. But the Jayhawks produced more than enough points to win. By Benton Smith

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Seriously, folks, Self wants 40-plus points

The question tossed to Bill Self served as a perfect set-up for a comical one-liner. By Gary Bedore

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Kansas women bounce back, flog Temple

A narrow loss Friday to Alabama to open the Naismith Hall of Fame Challenge Tournament did not sit well with Kansas University’s women’s basketball team. By Chris Duderstadt

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 22, 2014

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 22, 2014

KU swimmers lead Classic

Kansas University’s swim team received victories by Chelsie Miller in the 400-yard individual medley, Haley Molden in the 200 freestyle and Yulduz Kuchkarova in the 100 backstroke, and the Jayhawks kept their lead after day two of the Kansas Classic on Saturday.

Kansas volleyball endures sweep by Texas

Third-ranked Texas swept Kansas, 25-20, 25-23, 25-18, on Saturday in Big 12 volleyball.

Kansas runner Morgan 91st

Kansas University’s Jacob Morgan placed 91st in the NCAA cross country championships Saturday at LaVern Gibson Championship Course.